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September 17, 2021

Better than a poke in the eye

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Better than a poke in the eye

Thanks to recent rulings of the US Court of Appeals against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Telstra should cut their losses and pick on some other small town for their 5G upgrade – keeping Mullum 5G free.

The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit court ruled the FCC failed to provide a reasonable explanation for its determination that its guidelines adequately protect against harmful effects of exposure to radio frequency radiation.

They also ruled that silence does not equate to consent. We know that the silence of good people in the Shire, in Telstra’s twisted view, is counted as consent to the installation of 5G. That is clearly as ridiculous as me contending that your silence makes it okay for me to poke you in the eye.


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  1. But 4g is okay, why? If I remember there were protests against 4g. Why are protesting against 5g? Facts needed not fanciful ideas without evidence.

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